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How Location-Specific IP Protocols Will Prove Critical in the Coming Year

IP practices are not a one-size-fits-all solution for differing health delivery locations, staff, or patients. Not all rooms are the same shape and size, so IP protocol needs to be specific to each room.

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Infection Prevention Prognosis 2022

Infection prevention in 2022 is likely going to be marked by transformation. It will be critical for the industry to lead IP efforts, ensuring that disinfection tools, operational protocols, and innovation are aligned to both patient safety and growth goals.

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2022 Healthcare Trends to Watch

Ensure your facility is up-to-date on infection prevention trends and ready to address tomorrow’s infection risks through a reassessment of your processes, procedures, and IP solution investments.

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The Best Disinfection Methods for Military Healthcare Facilities

Deploying the best UVC hospital room disinfection system can strengthen the infection prevention plan for any site that serves military personnel, defense and homeland security staff, TSA agents, and the healthcare providers that work in these facilities.

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Effective IP Starts with Strong Military Healthcare Leaders

One of a military medical facility’s most useful weapons against harmful pathogens: infection prevention team leaders. While every military healthcare team member is responsible for patient safety, effective IP leaders help increase awareness and set the tone for a culture of infection prevention.

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Checklist for Evaluating Infection Prevention Solutions in Military Health System

As outpatient sites and VA centers continue to serve medical and dental patients throughout the globe, it is critical to mitigate opportunities for pathogen spread.

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How to Implement a Time-Efficient IP Method

While there are many strategies to optimize patient throughput while protecting patient safety, the critical role of speed in disinfection practices has taken on new meaning given the current environment.

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The Importance of Rapid Infection Prevention Methods

Rapid IP methods are vital to patient and staff safety, making both speed and efficacy key evaluation metrics when implementing disinfection solutions throughout a healthcare system.

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Hospital IP Outlook

Infection prevention (IP) is a constant battle. To win it, hospital personnel must constantly strive to upgrade their plan of attack. It is never enough to simply follow current protocol. IP leaders have to monitor performance, track results over time, and explore ways to innovate their processes. In November 2019, the Centers for Disease Control […]

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4 Tips for Efficient and Effective Infection Prevention

On any given day, one in 31 hospital patients will battle a healthcare-associated infection (HAI), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To put that into perspective, approximately 1.7 million Americans develop infections from their stay in a hospital each year, and of those, nearly 100,000 are fatal. However, these numbers could […]

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Infection Control Throughout Your Entire Organization

Every year, healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) plague two million patients and cost organizations upwards of $3 billion. But it’s not only patients whospread infections—an estimated 20 to 40 percent of HAIs are passed by a healthcare worker after they touch another patient or a contaminated surface. These numbers can be significantly reduced with a comprehensive and […]

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Capital Investments in a Time of Value-Based Care

One of the complex responsibilities hospital management faces is year-end capital investment planning. In today’s move to value-based care, capital spending must be beneficial to patients, reduce costs, improve quality, and increase efficiency. Finding investments that hit those marks and offer healthcare leaders an appealing ROI is a formidable challenge. Here is a look at […]

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Empowering Infection Prevention Champions

Preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAI) should be a top priority at every hospital. On any given day, about one in 31 hospital patients is hit with an HAI, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In any given year, the CDC estimates, almost 100,000 Americans with an HAI die. An effective Infection Protection (IP) team […]

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Long Term Care Facility Investments That Increase Infection Prevention Results

One of the complex responsibilities long term care facility management faces is planning for the unknown. Any healthcare crisis — whether it be from a natural disaster or a worldwide epidemic — affects every element of a LTCF’s plan. Long term care, nursing home, and assisted living facilities’ leaders understand they need to include unknowns […]

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Differentiate Your Hospital Through Infection Prevention Promotion

Healthcare is the fastest growing industry in the United States with 75% of all hospitals having a competitor within 15 miles. Now more than ever, it’s more important for hospitals and healthcare centers to differentiate from one another. One way to set yourself apart is by using your IP data as a tool to promote […]

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Speed Throughput. Save Money. Ensure IP Efficacy.

Controlling and managing the flow of patients in a busy hospital is one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare administrations today. While more patients are a good thing for your bottom line, inefficient patient throughput leads to fewer patients getting the care they need and an inefficient use of resources and assets for your organization—which […]

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Building a Culture of Infection Prevention at Your Hospital

Create a culture that understands, supports, and innovates IP practices throughout the healthcare system.

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Which UV Technology is Right for your OR / Procedure Room?

Choose the best UVC solution for maximum infection prevention.

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3 Ways to Ensure You’re Ready to Combat The Next Risk of Infection

Ensure your facility is future-proofed for today and tomorrow’s infection risks through a reassessment of your processes, procedures, and IP solution investments.

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Are You Ready to Combat The Next Infection Risk?

Healthcare leaders must be ready to combat the next infection risk while also mitigating today’s known pathogens including MRSA, C. difficile, and the current Coronavirus strain.

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CDC Acknowledges Coronavirus is an Airborne Threat – Take Action Now to Prevent Infection

According to the New York Times, the CDC has updated public guidance about how the coronavirus spreads, emphasizing that transmission occurs by inhaling very fine respiratory droplets and aerosolized particles.

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An Operating/Procedure Room’s Checklist for Evaluating Infection Prevention Solutions

Critical considerations as surgical center leaders deploy infection prevention measures throughout their location.

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A Dentist’s Checklist for Evaluating Infection Prevention Solutions

Evidence-based infection prevention procedures and technologies enable you to maintain the safest dental environment.

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US Navy’s MARMC Uses RD-UVC to Safely Deliver Maintenance Support to Ships

RD-UVC’s leading infection prevention technology is being used to disinfect critical ship elements that allow MARMC to do their work and keep crews safe.

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CDC: Reduce Risk from Surfaces

If your organization is going to tackle IP and bring HAI rates down, it is vital to come up with a surface-disinfection plan that is easy to implement, comprehensive, and effective.

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3 Ways to Prevent Infections at Military Base Medical Facilities

Experts say that 55 to 70 percent of all HAIs are preventable so understanding how to combat infections at military base and other medical facilities is critical.

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Effective Infection Prevention Starts With Strong Military Healthcare Leaders

One of a military medical facility’s most useful weapons against harmful pathogens: your infection prevention team leaders.

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Improve Infection Prevention & Increase Revenue

Now more than ever, an operating/procedure room needs to have a flawless cleaning and disinfection plan in place.

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How Dentists Can Tackle Infection Prevention

Millions of Americans are exposed to potential HAI’s from a dental office. To fight harmful pathogens, it is vital to come up with an infection prevention (IP) plan that specifically addresses dental office environments, patient populations, and potential risks.

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How UVC Light Battles Airborne Pathogens

Now more than ever it is critical that all healthcare providers ensure that infectious diseases do not spread from surface to surface, room to room, and through airborne contamination.

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Improve Surgical Center Throughput & Revenue

It’s critical that leadership understands the role of infection prevention in improving throughput and revenue while keeping patients safe.

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Four Ways to Improve Infection Prevention in Your Dental Practice

With threats to patient safety in and out of the front door daily, it’s critical to implement a series of IP procedures that are enforced and followed by every member of the dental practice team.

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US Navy Begins UVC Disinfecting Pilot Program using RD UVC System

The Navy’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) is using RD UVC to disinfect surface areas and air to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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TMC Bonham Hospital adds Rapid Disinfector™ UV Disinfection System

TMC Bonham Hospital has added a layer of infection prevention through a gift from the Fannin County Hospital Authority.

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The Power of UV Light in Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic

The EPA is actively evaluating the use of large-scale UV disinfection – check out the news and how RD UVC is playing a key role in eliminating infections during the Coronavirus epidemic.

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Long Term Care Facility Guide

Now more than ever it is critical that long term care facilities ensure that infectious diseases do not spread within their facilities.

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New England Journal of Medicine: C. diff burden down 25%

While the deadly pathogen on everyone’s minds might be Coronavirus, it’s important to continue the fight against HAIs, most notably C. difficile, which is among the deadliest.

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Cleaning out COVID-19 at U of U Health

RD UVC is proud to be part of the University of Utah Health Hospital’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Show Me The Evidence!

Steven Baiocchi, COO has recently been quoted in Health Care Purchasing’s article “Show me the evidence!”

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4 Ways to Improve Infection Prevention in Your Hospital

With infection threats to patient safety occurring daily, how does your IP team employ the right strategies? Read these four ways to improve IP in your hospital.

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Effective IP Starts With Strong Leaders

Combat HAIs by putting the right IP leadership in place.

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What’s Ahead in Hospital Infection Prevention?

To increase chances fighting deadly infections, IP professionals must stay on top of the leading IP technology and techniques.

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IP Trends to Help Reduce HAIs in 2020

Forward-thinking healthcare leaders keep apprised of the latest trends like those outlined in our guide to 2020 IP trends.

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Boost Throughput Without Sacrificing Patient Safety

Cut annual costs, decrease HAIs, and increase revenue with the right UVC solution.

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Focus Your IP Plan on the Biggest HAI Culprits

One good place to start your IP plan is focusing upon areas of highest concern and highest possibility of mitigation.

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Capital Investment in IP Can Yield Long-Term ROI

IP tools can decrease HAI rates and represent long-term ROI for any hospital’s capital expenditures.

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Contagion Live Article: Fighting C.diff The Proven Way

Find out why RD UVC is proven to fight C. diff.

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Evidence-Based IP Solutions

Selecting a partner that provides evidence-based data to show IP results is the best way to accomplish your disease prevention goals.

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IP Cost-Saving Solutions For Environmental Services

An AJIC published study showed that even a 20% reduction in C.diff cases as a result of RD-UVC could save the average hospital $1.365M annually.

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5 Ways to Convince Leadership That More IP Investment is Needed

Read these five tips to convince your hospital’s leadership to focus more on IP.

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Patients Care About Hospital HAI’s and How You Prevent Them

93% of people say hospital infection rates influence their decision in choosing a hospital; find out how to set your hospital apart by promoting its strong IP practices.

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Proof of Compliance to Prevent HAIs

Bundling IP strategies is proven to reduce the spread of HAIs.

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Is Infection Control Your Top Priority?

Learn why not prioritizing can pose health and financial risks.

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Why Every Medical Department Should Prioritize Infection Control

Implementing IP procedures that followed by every team member will allow your hospital to operate without disruption from HAIs.

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The Best Infection Control Prevention Strategies for your ER and Patient Rooms

Prevent the spread of infection with these effective infection prevention strategies for the most susceptible areas of the hospital.

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A Multi-Room Approach to IP

Utilizing a bundled IP approach across all hospital rooms ensures maximum protection from the spread of harmful infections.

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RD UVC Needed to Slow Down Deadly Fungus

Deadly fungus that’s killed 300 people brings to light the need for better effective IP strategies.

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Ensuring Room Readiness: A Checklist

Check out our checklist to help your team ensure the OR is sterile and ready for the next patient.

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Infection Control & the OR of the Future

The Operating Room of the Future will revolutionize surgery, making it minimally invasive, more effective, and safer. Learn more about how your hospital can be ready for tomorrow’s patients.

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Operating Room of the Future Whitepaper

The Operating Room of the Future will revolutionize surgery, making it minimally invasive, more effective, and safer. Learn more about how your hospital can be ready for tomorrow’s patients.

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HAI Reporting Shouldn’t Limit IP Presence

A recent report indicates that time devoted to mandated IP reporting can hinder actual infection control efforts.

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Workplace Infection Risks are Evolving and Threatening Employees, Says CDC Report

A report published by the CDC looks at HAI risks to employees.

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USA Today Article: Combating Staph Infections

The right IP tools can help every U.S. hospital follow the lead of 249 institutions that eliminated MRSA infections.

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5 Tips for Incorporating UVC into your IP Plan

Learn how your IP and EVS can collaborate to perform an infection control gap assessment.

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How to Perform a Hospital IP Gap Assessment

Read what an effective gap assessment and IP plan should contain, how to identify evidence-based solutions, get cost and ROI calculation support, and see our guide to develop quality reporting.

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How to incorporate UVC into your IP Plan

Learn how your IP and EVS can collaborate to perform an infection control gap assessment.

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A Model for Choosing an Automated Ultraviolet-C Disinfection System

Environmental disinfection has become the new frontier in the ongoing battle to reduce the risk of health care–associated infections.

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Post-discharge Decontamination of MRSA, VRE, and Clostridium Difficile Isolation Rooms

UVC devices are effective adjuncts to manual cleaning but vary in their ability to disinfect high concentrations of organisms in the presence of protein.

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Clostridium Difficile Spore Inactivation Study Using Ultraviolet-C Energy

The RD UVC System UV-C System was highly effective in reducing Clostridium difficile spores on contaminated surfaces.

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RD UVC System Outperforms Competitive UV-C Disinfection System in an Independent Study

A new independent study demonstrates that the Steriliz R-D™ Rapid Disinfector™ is the proven ultraviolet-C (UV-C) disinfection solution of choice for combating pathogens that cause healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).

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